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Every weekday, your Sci-Fi 5 brings you five minutes of science fiction history. Our panel of hosts present the background stories and details about the creators and context around the stories you love. Brought to you by Roddenberry, the first name in science fiction.

Aug 30, 2021

Astronaut Guion "Guy" Bluford became the first African-American in space when space shuttle mission STS-8 launched on August 30, 1983. Today's podcast looks back at the road to greater diversity at NASA and the very special sci-fi influence in Bluford's career.

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Written by Ashley Thomas

Hosted by Jessica Lynn Verdi

Music by Devin Curry